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Top designer reveals summer interior decor tips

Top designer reveals summer interior decor tips

Kate Letteriello, Managing Director for ArtSpace, has devised stunning interior schemes for many of Bloor Homes’ showhomes across the company’s Southern region, including the showhome at the executive Mayfield Place development near Windsor, where properties start from £1,495,000.

Miller Homes' interior designer shares festive trimming up tips

Miller Homes' interior designer shares festive trimming up tips

Decorating your home for the festive season has become so much more than a tree and some paper chains! It’s a carefully planned, colour co-ordinated extravaganza, with winter themed and festive accessories paired together to create a winter wonderland at home.

Self-taken snaps key to making a house a home, say Brits

Self-taken snaps key to making a house a home, say Brits

Self-taken photographs are key to making a house a home, according to a study of consumer attitudes by online photo lab WhiteWall.

Nesting? 6 simple ways to personalise and update your home

Nesting? 6 simple ways to personalise and update your home

Have you got some serious nesting urges? You’re not alone. Whether you’re expecting a baby, or you just want to make your house a home, there are so many ways that you can spruce up your place to make it feel more cosy.

Winter wools to summer shades - Interior design trends predicted for 2015

Winter wools to summer shades - Interior design trends predicted for 2015

No sooner has the Turkey and tinsel finished thoughts turn to decorating with more people turning to DIY in January than at any other time of the year.

Get the look - Sarah Jessica Parker’s New York Town House

Get the look - Sarah Jessica Parker’s New York Town House

For many, Sarah Jessica Parker is the epitome of style. She is the actress behind Carrie Bradshaw, the driving character behind the phenomenally popular sitcom Sex and the City – the programme documents Carrie’s progress from freelance writer, to Vogue staff writer, to author, amidst a whirlwind of cosmopolitans and high heels.

Britain's hidden treasure

Homes across Britain are filled with "buried treasure", but a majority of people still don't plan for what will happen when they pass away according to new research from Saga Legal Services.

Dining rooms are our least-used room (except at Christmas)

The dining room, once a place where families would enjoy time together every evening over dinner, has fallen out of affection in UK homes. However, Christmas may see people making use of the room again.

Window blinds get motoring

Window blinds get motoring

One of the UK’s largest networks of made-to-measure window blinds, Apollo Blind, is predicting that homeowners will live that little bit smarter in 2015.

Consumers prepared to spend more for sustainably sourced furniture

UK consumers are expressing concern over the amount of wooden furniture that is sourced via illegal logging and are willing to pay more for their purchase to address this, according to an independent survey by oakfurnitureuk.co.uk.

Create a stylish home for Christmas with Redrow

Create a stylish home for Christmas with Redrow

Next Saturday (15 November), Gloucestershire residents are invited to get into the Christmas spirit by visiting Redrow’s development in Hardwicke, where they will be given the opportunity to learn some festive craft tips from a local designer, who has appeared on Kirstie Allsopp’s Handmade Britain.

This winter's must have used furniture

French, Welsh, Kitchen, Farmhouse, Jacobean, Country, Pine, Oak.... The winter of 2013-14 saw the highest level of orders for painted shabby chic dressers ever. This winter, The Contrast Dresser is leading the latest in used furniture 'must have's'.

New look for Bristol's favourite furniture store

New look for Bristol's favourite furniture store

One of Bristol’s favourite family-run stores has introduced a brand new look and updated product ranges to appeal to new audiences.

Clashing colours and rich textures inspire autumn interior design trends

Clashing colours and rich textures inspire autumn interior design trends

Clashing block colours and plenty of textures through the home are set to be the top trends in interior design for autumn/winter 2014, according to Taylor Wimpey designers.

Putting the Soul into your living space

Putting the Soul into your living space

Unique pieces of designer furniture made from reclaimed timber that was once part of old ships, and salvaged wood that had a previous life have been brought to a Bristol store.